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Nationality  New Zealand
Role  Swimmer
College team  Stanford University
Name  Anthony Mosse
Education  Stanford University
Strokes  Butterfly
Weight  77 kg
Sport  Swimming
Height  1.84 m

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Full name  Anthony Robin LeClerc Mosse
Born  29 October 1964 (age 51) (1964-10-29) Hong Kong
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Olympic medals  Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre butterfly

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Anthony Robin Le Clerc Mosse, MBE (born 29 October 1964 in Hong Kong), is a former New Zealand swimmer who competed at two Summer Olympic Games and three Commonwealth Games. He won one Olympic bronze medal, as well as two gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the Commonwealth Games.

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Biography

Mosse was the standard bearer for New Zealand competitive swimming through the 1980s. He swam at his first Commonwealth Games, in Brisbane, Australia in 1982, when he was 17. At the 1983 Summer Universiade in Edmonton, Mosse won a bronze medal in the 200-metre butterfly. He also finished 5th in the 100-metre butterfly. At the Los Angeles Olympics, he made the final in his two butterfly events.

At the 1985 Summer Universiade in Kobe, Mosse won a silver medal in the 200-metre butterfly. He also finished 5th in the 100-metre butterfly At the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, he won gold and silver and in the same year was second in the 200m butterfly final at the World Championships. At the 1987 Summer Universiade in Zagreb, Mosse won a gold medal in the 200-metre butterfly, and a silver medal in the 100-metre butterfly. Mosse developed his career in the United States but continued to swim for New Zealand, gaining a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea. He rounded out his career when he won the 200m butterfly at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland.

Mosse gained a BA(Hons) from Stanford University in 1989 and later completed an MBA at the same university. He and his American wife have two children. He is now a merchant banker in San Francisco, but continues to be involved in swimming and is a regular commentator for TVNZ (including Beijing, 2008).

In the 1989 Queen's Birthday Honours, Mosse was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to swimming.

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Anthony Mosse Wikipedia


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